Ayrshire Organisations Helping To Make Scotland “Best In UK” For Women In Work

By Dane McBeth Scotland has come out as the best area in the UK for workplace diversity in PricewaterhouseCooper’s annual Women In Work Index. Overall the United Kingdom moved up the table to 13th out of 33 countries involved in the analysis. However the report highlights that progress for women in the workplace is slow with an overall average gender pay gap of 15% between men … Continue reading Ayrshire Organisations Helping To Make Scotland “Best In UK” For Women In Work

Refusal of IVF in the UK

In vitro fertilisation is one of several techniques available to help people with fertility problems have a baby.  In women, infertility is a result of problems with ovulation in about one in three cases. Some issues prevent women from releasing any eggs, whereas in other cases an egg is only released on monthly cycles. Ovulation problems can occur as a result of a number of conditions, … Continue reading Refusal of IVF in the UK

Progress in female boxing, says former boxer Mullen

By Gary Kirkpatrick IRVINE Vineburgh Boxing Club head coach Alec Mullen says the current scene for female boxing is worlds away from the scene 20 years ago. Women’s boxing in the United Kingdom was banned up until 1996, when a ban was lifted by the Amateur Boxing Association of England. But the women’s side has propelled in recent years, largely because of the success of … Continue reading Progress in female boxing, says former boxer Mullen